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Queensland, Australia News

Local news for Queensland, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | ABC News

Torrens Creek open despite the drought

There is no grass on the greens, but organisers of the Torrens Creek Open golf tournament are preparing for their biggest field yet.

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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Consumers get a sweet deal as strawberry glut pushes prices down

Recent rain in the major growing areas of southern Queensland around the Sunshine Coast and Moreton regions, has resulted in damaged strawberries being dumped onto the market.

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3 hrs ago | Area News

Grieving mother speaks out about son's avoidable death I Photos

Wendy Sweeney's son, Mitchell, was only 22 years old when he was electrocuted in the roof cavity of a home in far north Queensland while working with reflective foil laminate under the former Labor Government's Home Insulation Program in February 2010.

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5 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

What City Gets the Most Sleep?

Melbourne, Australia - 7:05 London, England - 7:02 Denver, Colorado - 7:02 Brisbane, Australia - 7:00 Paris, France - 7:00 Tokyo, Japan - 5:46 Seoul, South Korea - 5:55 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 6:32 Singapore, Singapore - 6:32 Mexico City, Mexico - 6:32 And while New York is known as the city that never sleeps, perhaps that title should be ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | New Scientist

Great Barrier Reef may be safe from massive mud dump

No sludge for this reef. The planned dumping of 5 million tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has been cancelled.

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11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

'Too dangerous': School bans cartwheels

IT'S the exuberant schoolyard activity which children have enjoyed for generations.

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15 hrs ago | Cryptomundo

Aboriginal Perspective of the Yowie

An interesting recollection of experiences of both the larger Yowie and small hairy men, with an Aboriginal POV of the creatures at Mingela and Palm Island .

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19 hrs ago | ABC News

High Court hears Hells Angel challenge

ELEANOR HALL: A member of the Hells Angels motorcycle club is in court today to challenge the Queensland Government over its controversial anti-bikie laws.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Telstra leads gains

Shares stagger higher, powered by Telstra, as banks wallow ahead of the RBA's rate call and miners feel the pain of the falling iron ore price.

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NEWS.com.au

Government reaches mining tax deal

FAMILIES earning more than $100,000 will be exempt from receiving the School Kids Bonus, as part of a deal struck to repeal the mining tax.

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Hereford Times

A parade of vintage farm machinery through Bromyard. Photo: Eye Contact Media.

Chairman of the Bromyard Hop Festival, Ian Raven, with one of the T.1KG Hop pockets used in the senior hop pocket race.

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Bendigo Advertiser

Good morning Bendigo - 01.09.2014

A bittersweet morning for us all. The first day of spring is sure to bring a few smiles, but on a Monday? Not to mention a top of 14 with showers today.

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The Age

Despite the August rain, another active fire season threatens

Above-average temperatures and rain deficits mean Australia's main population centres can expect a more active bushfire season this summer than usual.

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Cellular News

Telstra Testing LTE Using the 700Mhz Bands

Australia's Telstra says that it has secured early access to the 700 MHz spectrum for commercial trials starting in mid September.

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Northern Territory News

Aussie Jihadist named ISIS leader

This man identifed himself as Australian Abu Yahya ash Shami, left, in an ISIS recruitment video, but may not be the same man reportedly becoming a military leader in Iraq.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC News

Drought-stricken Queensland gets tropical gift

The delivery is the fourth from a group of Magnetic Island friends calling themselves East West Relief, who have raised more than $25,000 over five months to buy hay and stock feed.

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NEWS.com.au

Pensioner who pulled a swifty on Palmer

While addressing rumours of friction amongst the PUP senators, Clive Palmer reveals a little too much about his trip to the toilet.

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Townsville Bulletin

Visiting fur seal warms to our climes

A fur seal that was spotted under the Lucinda Bulk Sugar Terminal had onlookers in awe as it sought shade and shelter from the crashing waves.

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Asopa People

Dorney's loss leaves Australia voiceless in the South Pacific

FOR most of the last 40 years, Sean Dorney has been the voice of Australia on radio and television.

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Philly.com

For cancer patient, 'life is how the time goes by'

Sue Russell has rare ocular melanoma. Her life is scans and trials, tears and fear.

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